Koporski Bay

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola LC breeding 1997 2,000-3,500 breeding pairs B2
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a breeding 1997 20,000-49,999 individuals A4iii

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland -
Shrubland Scrub -
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs -
Coastline Tidal rivers & enclosed tidal waters, Sand dunes & beaches, Mud flats & sand flats, Lagoons -
Marine Neritic -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
military -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Koporski Bay. Downloaded from on 01/04/2023.